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Lansing is a village in Cook County, Illinois, United States. Lansing is a southern suburb of Chicago. The population was 28,331 at the 2010 census.GeographyLansing is located at . It is south of the Chicago city limits at 138th Street, and from the Chicago Loop. Lansing is bordered by Glenwood and Thornton to the west, Calumet City and South Holland to the north, Lynwood to the south, and by Munster and Hammond in Indiana to the east.According to the 2010 census, Lansing has a total area of 6.848sqmi, of which 6.79sqmi is land and 0.058sqmi is water. Lansing sits on the Calumet Shoreline, an ancient shoreline of Lake Michigan. This shoreline runs along Ridge Road.GovernmentThe current Mayor of Lansing is Norman Abbott. The Village Administrator is J. Wynsma. The Village Clerk is Donna Kooyenga.Lansing is in Illinois' 2nd congressional district.HistoryThe first family to settle in Lansing was that of August Hildebrandt in 1843. Henry, George, and John Lansing settled the area in 1846, which was incorporated in 1893. Early settlement in the village was primarily by Dutch and German immigrants. Industrial development of the surrounding Calumet region attracted immigrants from Ireland and Eastern Europe to the village in the 20th century. These settlement patterns are reflected in Lansing's current demographics; according to the census of 2000, the top five non African-American ancestries in Lansing were German (17%), Polish (13%), Irish (13%), Dutch (11%), and Italian (7%).
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